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IT Technician

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Vacancy Summary
Lime Trust Academy
£21,591 to £21,981
The Hornbeam Academy, Folly Lane
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
36 hours per week. 1 FTE.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/10/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Lime Trust is a Multi Academy Trust which was founded in 2015, which merged with Hornbeam Academy Trust in September 2019.   The Lime Trust has grown from four to seven schools which are located in the following areas; Havering, Waltham Forest and Peterborough.  The Trust is a mixture of both Primary and Special Schools including an Ofsted Outstanding Hospital & Home Tuition Service located in Whipps Cross Hospital in Waltham Forest.

IT Technician (Fixed term to 31st July 2020 in the first instance)

(£21,591 - £21,981 p.a.)

We are looking to recruit an IT technician to support our schools in Waltham Forest.

Your role will be to support and maintain all of the IT infrastructure, hardware and software in Hornbeam Academy (based over two sites) and Larkswood Primary Academy, including all switches, servers, iPads and computers.

Experience of working within schools would be desirable but is not essential.

You should be a team player and be flexible in your approach to work. You will be required to travel between sites therefore it is preferable that you have use of your own transport.

Although this is a fixed term position until July 2020, there is a possibility that this may lead to a permanent position.

Please note that that this position is working 52 weeks per year and 36 hours per week.

Closing date: 9am 28th October 2019

Interview date: TBC

For an application pack and further details about the Trust, please log on to our website at: or if you would like further information or an informal discussion about the role please contact:

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Human Resources Department, Hornbeam Academy, Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT

or by email to

If you do not hear from the Trust within three weeks, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.  Due to the number of applicants it is not possible to contact every candidate individually.

We are committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of children and young people as our number one priority. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.